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Being on BBC Breakfast and all thanks to Peter Capaldi!

Being on BBC Breakfast and all thanks to Peter Capaldi!

August 5, 2013 No Comments »

Today has been wonderfully surreal. On Friday, I received an email from BBC publicity – would I be available to appear on BBC Breakfast to discuss the new Doctor, whoever... Read More »

Thoughts on The Ocean at the End of the Lane and Fantasy Writing

Thoughts on The Ocean at the End of the Lane and Fantasy Writing

July 31, 2013 No Comments »

Just finished The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman. It’s a slight tale in some ways, as it only covers one event, not getting distracted with... Read More »

Don’t get mad, get the Angry Birds Official Sticker Book

Don’t get mad, get the Angry Birds Official Sticker Book

July 26, 2013 No Comments »

Apologies about another plug, but I’ve just realised I never mentioned the fact that another of my kids’ activity books for Puffin came out this month. It’s not Skylanders this time but... Read More »

Doctor Who’s Big Comeback

Doctor Who’s Big Comeback

July 25, 2013 3 Comments »

A quite plugette for issue 463 of Doctor Who Magazine, which hits newsstands today. The lead feature, written by yours truly, sees Russell T. Davies, Jane Tranter and Julie Gardner talk about... Read More »

Producing Blake’s 7

Producing Blake’s 7

July 22, 2013 No Comments »

Last Friday saw me driving cross country for the recording of Big Finish's new run of Blake's 7 full-cast audio plays. It was a great day with Gareth Thomas, Paul... Read More »

New Judge Dredd short story out today

New Judge Dredd short story out today

July 17, 2013 No Comments »

Grud on a greenie, the latest Judge Dredd Megazine is out and features a prose tale by little old me! Roaches is a brand new short story that sees the... Read More »

New Image Comics article in Comic Heroes Presents Superheroes

New Image Comics article in Comic Heroes Presents Superheroes

July 15, 2013 No Comments »

What? It’s 15th July already? How did that happen? Today has been a day of ticking things off the list. Just submitted a new Warhammer 40,000 short story and an... Read More »

Evil laugh competitions plus Counter-Measures: Peshka reviewed

Evil laugh competitions plus Counter-Measures: Peshka reviewed

July 9, 2013 No Comments »

Just got back from another great school visit. This time it was the turn of King’s Forest Primary School in Bristol. I ran three sessions, one for years 4/5, another... Read More »

School visits, teachers on the moon and new Blake’s 7

School visits, teachers on the moon and new Blake’s 7

July 8, 2013 No Comments »

Just got back from a fab writing workshop at Samuel White’s Infant School in Hanham, Bristol. We had children from a number of local schools come in to get creative... Read More »

Skylanders: A-Z of Skylands

Skylanders: A-Z of Skylands

July 3, 2013 No Comments »

Puffin books have just sent me the cover of Skylanders: A-Z of Skylands, written by yours truly and hitting the shops on 3 October. Here’s the official blurb: Containing a... Read More »